Howdy! (Teenage Fanclub album)

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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 2000
RecordedRockfield Studios, August 1999 - March 2000. Extra overdubs recorded at the London Astoria, February 2000
GenreAlternative rock
ProducerTeenage Fanclub
Teenage Fanclub chronology
Songs From Northern Britain
Words of Wisdom and Hope (With Jad Fair)
Singles from Howdy!
  1. "I Need Direction"
    Released: October 2000
  2. "Dumb Dumb Dumb"
    Released: June 2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3.5/5 stars link
Rolling Stone3/5 stars link
Melody Maker4/5 stars (10/24/00, p.60)
Alternative Press9/10 stars (3/02, p.86)
Q4/5 stars (Nov 2000 p.117)

Howdy! is the seventh album by Scottish alternative rock band Teenage Fanclub, released in 2000, and the band's only album with a major sublabel. It was their last album on which Paul Quinn played drums.

Track listing[edit]

1."I Need Direction"Gerard Love4:11
2."I Can't Find My Way Home"Raymond McGinley4:38
3."Accidental Life"Norman Blake3:10
4."Near You"Love4:22
6."Dumb Dumb Dumb"Blake3:19
7."The Town and the City"Love4:18
8."The Sun Shines from You"McGinley3:24
9."Straight and Narrow"Blake2:11
10."Cul De Sac"Love5:15
11."My Uptight Life"McGinley6:55
12."If I Never See You Again"Blake2:26